Update as of June 30, 2021

On Wednesday June 30, 2021, The Old Courthouse Museum and Visitor Information Centre will be opening to the public seven days a week in keeping with 50% capacity limit as set out in Phase 3 of the Nova Scotia Reopening Safely with COVID-19 plan.

Public Hours will be from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Monday – Sunday)

The Museum will be following all COVID guidelines including the wearing of face masks for staff and visitors, maintaining physical distancing, and collecting contact tracing information.

We look forward to seeing you again this summer.

Posted May 24, 2021

Due to COVID-19 and in  keeping with the Coronavirus restrictions as outlined by the Province of Nova Scotia, although staff will be working, the Old Courthouse Museum and Visitor Information Centre WILL NOT be open to the  public at this time.

We will update the hours and any changes to our operations based on the direction, advice, and recommendations of Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer and the Government of Nova Scotia. We will have the appropriate protocols in place to ensure the safety of both staff and visitors (if and when we can welcome visitors again).

Thank you for your continued interest and support as we navigate our way into 2021.

Museum staff will be onsite, working on long term projects, on weekdays from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM daily beginning Monday May 24, 2021.

You are encouraged to contact us with any questions you may have related to our historical and genealogical role.  We will be happy to assist you with your inquiries.  The Visitor Information Centre will still be available by phone or email to address your travel related questions.  Currently the Province of Nova Scotia has put in place COVID-19 travel restrictions (https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/travel/).